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Active Minds strives to start conversation about mental health, end stigma -

March 28, 2017

Native American Student Association plans for powwow after travelling to Native Nations Rise March in Washington D.C. -

March 28, 2017

Black Student Union aims to be a strong voice for the African-American community on UMass’ campus -

March 28, 2017

UMass Students for Reproductive Justice continue fighting for student rights -

March 28, 2017

UMass notebook: Celtics assistant coach Micah Shrewsberry reportedly interviewed for a second time Monday for men’s basketball head coaching vacancy -

March 28, 2017

UMass softball anxiously awaits start of conference play with doubleheader against BU looming Thursday. -

March 28, 2017

UMass baseball gets its long-awaited homecoming Tuesday against Northeastern -

March 28, 2017

Have you popped your bubble? -

March 28, 2017

The atrophy of activism: a message for student protesters -

March 28, 2017

Emmi Beuger’s day off – Interview with Kate Leddy -

March 28, 2017

Josh Odam spreads succinct messages through Free Negro University clothing line -

March 28, 2017

Fourteen random ‘treat yourself’ items for $25 and under -

March 28, 2017

Student Activism Special Issue Preview Video -

March 27, 2017

Anthropology professor holds lecture on violence and policymaking -

March 27, 2017

Student Activism Special Issue 2017 -

March 27, 2017

Congressmen McGovern and Ellison discuss progressive politics under Trump administration on Saturday -

March 27, 2017

SGA President Anthony Vitale and Vice President Lily Wallace promise to improve assistance to student activists next year -

March 27, 2017

Editor’s note: UMass works because they do -

March 27, 2017

The UMass club that is un-beelievable -

March 27, 2017

Interview with Ghazah Abbasi, Sanctuary Campus Movement organizer -

March 27, 2017

Biochar: A solution to climate change, soil fertility and energy production

Biochar is making waves in both the academic and agricultural fields.

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Zipcar aims to better student life on campus

Through hourly rental cars and student scholarships, Zipcar hopes to ease the lives of students on campus in a cheap and effective way.

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UMass astronomer solves mystery of Milky Way’s black hole

UMass astronomy professor Daniel Wang and a group of international scientists
discovered why the Milky Way’s black hole emits less radiation than previously thought.

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NESCI conducts Twitter-based study determining mood of entire city

New England Complex Systems has pinpointed the ability to judge the mood of an entire city— based solely on tweets.

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UMass graduate wins food science competition

A food science technology graduate from UMass won first place in a research competition by discovering a faster method to detect pesticide residue.

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UMass engineer gets Department of Energy funding to improve chemical reactions in fuel cells

Ashwin Ramasubramaniam has been awarded a $750,000 grant to aid his research into fuel cells.

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UMass awarded $95 million Life Sciences Grant

UMass will receive $95 million from Massachusetts Life Sciences Center to fund life sciences projects and research.

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Annie Leonard addresses students on Earth Day

Annie Leonard, this year’s Earth Day keynote speaker, called students to action against environmental hazards.

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UMass students protest Keystone pipeline in capital

Close to 30 students from the University of Massachusetts were part of the protest in Washington, D.C. against the approval of the Keystone XL pipeline.

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Thomas Zoeller puts spotlight on dangers of chemicals

Award-winning Biology professor spoke out about the effects of harmful chemicals on the endocrine system and also received the Chancellor’s medal.

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UMass Hillel volunteers aid N.Y. Hurricane Sandy relief efforts

A group of seven UMass students and two UMass alumni volunteered in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, N.Y., last Sunday to help with the ongoing Hurricane Sandy clean-up.

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Research team finds fishways ineffective

Fewer than 3 percent of targeted fish are making it over dams in the Northeastern U.S.

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Men’s rugby to hold Hurricane Sandy relief fundraiser

The University of Massachusetts men’s rugby team is holding a Hurricane Sandy relief benefit on Sunday to raise money for public school systems in Long Island, N.Y.

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Effects of Hurricane Sandy may hit Amherst

Local residents should take precautions as the effects of Hurricane Sandy are expected to impact the Amherst area Monday or Tuesday next week.

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Leaves begin to change

Ranked 14th out of 25, Amherst is on Yankee Magazine’s list for top foliage towns in New England.

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PCB Removal in LGRC Windows

UMass has recently reached a consent agreement that will allow for the safe containment and eventual removal of a number of polychlorinated biphenyl-contaminated windows in the LGRC.

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Residential Life to keep Peer Mentor program for 2012-2013

Peer Mentors will have a place in first-year dormitories next year, according to an email sent to current peer mentors and apartment living assistants by Assistant Director for Learning Communities Anjali Cadena.

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Earthquakes shakes up Hatfield

A small earthquake shook up Hatfield in the early hours of the morning on Monday. It caused no reported injuries or damages.

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Wintry mid-autumn storm sweeps Western Mass., recovery begins

The rare fall nor’easter that pummeled the region Saturday left hundreds of thousands of people without power and toppled trees and branches across the Pioneer Valley and around much of the Northeast, shaking up normality for some.

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Keeping up with Facebook: Recent site updates decoded

Facebook recently updated its Web page, drawing on different social media platforms for inspiration. Here’s a look at what users can expect.

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